Curriculum Vitae

About Me

I have the mind of an innovator, backbone of a designer, and the motivated spirit of an entrepreneur.  I like to solve interesting problems.

Professionally, I’ve worn many hats. What I am best at is organizing people and ideas together to bring creative projects to life.

Education

Pratt Institute, Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.), 2011

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Pratt Institute, Certificate of Design Entrepreneurship (2014)
New York College of Technology, Certificate of Additive Manufacturing (2014)

Work

Pixel Practice (May 2017 – Present)
Founder
I created an educational platform for creative design software tools and emerging technology.  I teach Rhino 3d and 3d printing classes and well as post tutorials and research.

Make Mode (Jan 2013 – April 2017) Acquired in April 2017.
Co-Founder
I started and ran a creative 3d printing studio and digital fabrication service specializing in demanding and time sensitive commercial projects.

Shapeways
3D Printing Design Expert (April 2017 – present)
Regular paid contributor for the Shapeways digital magazine.

MKG
Freelance 3D/ Experiential Designer (April 2017 – May 2017)
I designed a pop-up event activation for creative agency, MKG, in Seattle for Delta Air Lines and the Seattle Sounders professional soccer team.

Studio Bitonti
Freelance 3D Designer (2012 – 2013)
I was on the design team for projects including the world’s first fully articulated 3d printed dress, laser cut patterns for cut and sew fashion, and custom hardware.

Pamela Love
Jewelry Designer (2012 – 2013)
Created dozens of pieces for Illuminas AW/13 as part of a two person team with design director.  Introduced digital design tools to CFDA award winning studio.

Teaching

Make Mode
3D Printing Crash Course (Monthly Class)

Pixel Practice
Rhinoceros 3D Intensive

Columbia, Parsons, New School, FIT, Pratt
Guest lectures and speaking engagements

Community

Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator
Venture Fellow (2015 – 2017)

Pratt Incubator
Wood Shop Manager (2013-2014)

3 Books I’ve read in September

  • Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl by Carrie Brownstein
  • NOFX by NOFX
  • The Icarus Deception by Seth Godin

Toolbox

Design:
Rhinoceros 3D, SketchUp, Autodesk Maya, ZBrush, Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, 3D Scanning, Virtual Reality

Data & Management:
PM Software, Asana, Streak, Google Sheets, Excel, Quickbooks

Web & Digital Marketing:
Wordpress, SEO, HTML Understanding, Google Analytics, Adwords & PPC Experience

Business and Strategy:
Business Model/ Plan Generation, Proficient Writer, Strong Public Speaking & Presentation Skills

Building:
Shop Drawings, Floor Plans, Rendering, Traditional Fabrication Knowledge

Contact

austinrobey@gmail.com
210.827.6686

Austin Robey
108 Harrison Pl Apt 2L
Brooklyn, NY 11237

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